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New helmet technology could lead to fewer concussions

  Football is a high-impact sport. Even though the phrase is common sense, it doesn’t make us any less desensitized when we see a hit that leaves a player unconscious on the ground. It’s a scary image. So scary

Vitamin C and β-carotene for Dementia

Antioxidants, like vitamins C and E are said to be associated with lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease. A study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease found that “vitamin C and β-carotene concentrations (in the blood) were

Sitting Is the New Smoking

In the May 25, 2013 edition of the Los Angeles Times, Anup Kanodia, a physician and researcher at the Center for Personalized Health Care at Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center said, “Sitting is the new smoking.” He cited an

Cycle of Health – How Chiropractic Works

For 24 centuries most of the world has depended on the doctor of medicine to cure health problems, yet the world is still sick and getting sicker. But more than forty million Americans have switched their thinking

Healthy Grilling Tips for Summer Barbecues

  For many Americans, summer just wouldn’t be the same without a backyard barbecue. However, the blackened meats and smoky flavor that come with grilling could put your health at risk, experts caution.

Exercise May Ease Pain of Fibromyalgia, Study Suggests

  Exercise won’t exacerbate the pain associated with fibromyalgia, and it may actually improve it, a new study suggests.

Pull Your Weeds, Not Your Back

As springtime ends and summer approaches, weather warms up and leaves turn green, many people will spend more time outside planting bulbs, mowing the lawn and pulling weeds. Gardening can provide a great workout, but with all

When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Stick to Their Routines

  After a particularly rough day, you may be tempted to stop by the bar for a few rounds, but new research says that’s only the case because it’s what you’re used to doing.